First Annual Art Auction to feature student and faculty artwork
NEW PALTZ -- The Student Art Alliance at the State University of New York at New Paltz will host the First Annual Art Auction from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, April 17, at the Chandler Gallery of the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art (SDMA). This event is a part of Inauguration and Arts Week.
Beginning at 5 p.m., a silent auction of juried artwork from New Paltz undergraduate and graduate students will be held. A live auction of artwork by faculty, alumni and regional artists will follow the silent auction in Parker Theatre (across from the SDMA).
Greg Kuharic, former head of 20th Century Decorative Arts at Sotheby's Auction House, and appraiser for the television program Antiques Road Show, will be the auctioneer.
Both events are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served at Parker Theatre at 7 p.m.
Contributors include: The Student Art Alliance; The School of Fine and Performing Arts; Sodexho Catering; Campus Auxiliary Services; Greg Kuharic; and Major Connections.
Artwork can be previewed online at www.newpaltz.edu/artauction.
For more information about this and other Arts Week events, visit the official Inauguration Web site at www.newpaltz.edu/inauguration.
Located in the heart of a dynamic college town, 90 minutes from metropolitan New York City, the State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective college of about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
One of the most well-regarded public colleges in the nation, New Paltz delivers an extraordinary number of majors in Business, Liberal Arts, Sciences, Engineering, Fine and Performing Arts and Education.
New Paltz embraces its culture as a community where talented and independent minded people from around the world create close personal links with real scholars and artists who love to teach.